Myanmar citizens said among 6 dead in Russia crash

MOSCOW - A mid-sized Russian-built planecrashed in western Russia on Saturday, killing all six people onboard, officials said, and Russian news agencies said two of thedead were citizens of Myanmar.

The Antonov An-148, with four crew members and two otherpeople aboard, crashed in the Belgorod province, some 600 km(370 miles) south of Moscow, during a training flight, theEmergency Situations Ministry in Moscow said.

State-run Itar-Tass cited provincial emergency officials assaying two of the dead were Myanmar citizens who were pilots byprofession.

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